Legal papers of the Madan and Gresley families of Leicestershire

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Legal papers of the Madan and Gresley families of Leicestershire. They include the marriage settlement of Spencer Madan (1729-1813) and Henrietta Inge; probate copies of wills of members of the Madan family such as Spencer Madan (1758-1836), with related documents, 1788-1871; and the family and marriage settlements of the Gresley family, with related correspondence and papers, 1811-95.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Madan and Gresley families of Leicestershire.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk).

Acquisition Information

Given to the Library, with MSS. Ch. Staffs. 92-103, Gloucs. 193 and Devon 57, in 1960.

Note

Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

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